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BADMASH’ RELEASING ON NOV 18
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annada political thriller Badmash will release in about 80 to 120 theatres all over Karnataka on November 18. The film is being distributed by Jack Manju. The film is produced by Ravi Kashyap and directed by Akash Srivatsa. The film stars Dhananjaya and Sanchita Shetty in lead roles.

Producer Ravi Kashyap told journalists on Saturday morning that the film is seeing a well-planned release. He said the team has tied up with Coffee Day for brand promotions, Big Bazaar retail chain, cab aggregator Ola, mobile store Sangeetha Mobile and Goli for standees and promotions. He said the film had a tie-up with Radio Mirchi during its filming.

He said the occupancy rate in cinema halls and multiplexes has not fallen due to demonetization of currencies and hoped that more people will be able to watch from next week.

Distributor Jack Manju said he had been involved with the team since the post-production stage while appreciating the producer’s passion and involvement at every stage of the film. He said Dhananjaya is awaiting a big release and a big hit and hoped that he will arrive with this film. He said he has spoken to theatres to accept old monetary notes for cine-goers till the availability of new notes becomes easier.

Dhananjaya appreciated Manju for being upfront and transparent in releasing the film. 

Director Akash Srivatsa said Badmash is a commercial entertainer and added a special publicity blitzkrieg has been drawn to attract the audiences into the theatres. He said the team has deployed 10 taxis with the film posters stuck to draw the attention of the people in Bengaluru. He said they had tied up with taxi drivers association to hire taxis for the film’s publicity. He said autos have also been pressed into service in all the districts to promote the film in its run-up to the release.

Sanchita Shetty said the film will not disappoint the audiences while thanking the media for the love and support given to the film. She said digital marketing and traditional marketing methods should help the film reach the public.

Akash spelt out several reasons for people to see the film. He said the film is a visual treat due to Srisha’s camerawork. The pace and length of the film should be an advantage, he said. The director said the dialogues will see a new pattern which will be liked by the masses being a political thriller. He said there are a variety of songs and Juda Sandy’s background music will see a new flavour. The director said the film has four fight sequences which are concept driven and logical. He said artistes and actors drawn from different walks of life including theatre persons besides interesting elements in story and screenplay are enough reasons and more for people to watch the movie. Ravi Kashyap’s passion to make the film look rich and Dhananjaya’s acting will be the highlight.
-13/11/16


"ಬದ್ಮಾಶ್" ಇದೇ ನವೆಂಬರ್ 18 ರಂದು ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ  ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದ

ಸ್ಪೆಷಲ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ 'ಧನಂಜಯ' ಅಭಿನಯದ ಚಿತ್ರ "ಬದ್ಮಾಶ್" ಇದೇ ನವೆಂಬರ್ 18 ರಂದು ರಾಜ್ಯಾದ್ಯಂತ  ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಈ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಆಕಾಶ್ ಶ್ರೀವತ್ಸ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದು ರವಿ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್ ಅವರು ವಿಭಾ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ ಅಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಿರ್ಮಾಣ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಸಂಚಿತಾ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ, ಅಚ್ಯುತ್, ರಮೇಶ್ ಭಟ್, ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ಪ್ರಭು ಮುಖ್ಯ ಭೂಮಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಮೈಸೂರ್ ಟಾಕೀಸ್ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯ ಜಾಕ್ ಮಂಜು ಅವರು ಈ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ವಿತರಣೆ ಮಾಡಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
-11/11/16

ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗಷ್ಟೇ ’ಬದ್ಮಾಶ್’
ಚಿತ್ರದ ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ಅನ್ನು ಡಾ||ಶಿವರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಶಿವಣ್ಣ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮೆಚ್ಚುಗೆಯ ಮಾತುಗಳನ್ನಾಡಿದರು. ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಾಯಕ ಧನಂಜಯ ಅವರ ಗೆಟ್ ಅಪ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಹಿಡಿಸಿತು ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು. ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ನಲ್ಲೇ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಆಕಾಶ್ ಶ್ರೀವತ್ಸ ರವರ ಶ್ರಮ, ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ರವಿ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್ ರವರ ಪರಿಶ್ರಮ, ಎಲ್ಲವೂ ಎದ್ದು ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಸಂತೋಷ ಪಟ್ಟರು. ಶ್ರೀಷಾ ಕೂದುವಳ್ಲಿಯವರ ಛಾಯಾಗ್ರಹಣ, ಶ್ರೀಕಾಂತ್ ರವರ ಸಂಕಲನ ಹಾಗೂ ಮುರಳಿ ಮಾಸ್ಟರ್ ರವರ ನೃತ್ಯ ಸಂಯೋಜನೆ ತುಂಬಾ ಹಿಡಿಸಿತು ಎಂದರು. ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ಖಂಡಿತವಾಗಿ ಮೊದಲನೇ ದಿನ, ಮೊದಲನೇ ಶೋ, ವೀಕ್ಷಕರೊಡನೆ ನೋಡುತ್ತೇನೆ ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು.

ಚಿತ್ರದ ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ಸುದ್ದಿ ಮಾಡಿದೆ. ಯೂ ಟ್ಯೂಬ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ ೫೦,೦೦೦ ಕ್ಕೂ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಹಿಟ್ಸ್ ಪಡೆದು ಎಲ್ಲರ ಮನ ಗೆದ್ದಿದೆ. ಬದ್ಮಾಶ್ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ಬೇರೆ ರಾಜ್ಯಗಳಲ್ಲೂ ಸದ್ದು ಮಾಡುತಿದೆ. ’ವಿಶ್ವರೂಪಮ್’, ’ಬ್ರಹ್ಮೋತ್ಸವಮ್’ ನಂತಹ ಅದ್ದೂರಿ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡಿದ ಪ್ರಸಾದ್ ಪೋಟ್ಲೂರಿಯವರ ಪಿ.ವಿ.ಪಿ ಪ್ರೊಡಕ್ಷನ್ಸ್ ರವರು ಟ್ರೇಲರ್ ನೋಡಿ, ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನೊಮ್ಮೆ ನೋಡಬೇಕೆಂದು ಕೇಳಿದರು. ಚಿತ್ರದ ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕರು, ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು ಹೈದರಾಬಾದಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರಿಗೊಂದು ಸ್ಪೆಷಲ್ ಶೋ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಪಿ.ವಿ.ಪಿ ತಂಡದವರು ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ತುಂಬಾ ಮೆಚ್ಚಿಕೊಂಡರು. ನಾಯಕ ನಟ ಧನಂಜಯ ಅವರ ನಟನೆ, ಚಿತ್ರದ ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆ, ಕಥೆ, ಕಥಾವಸ್ತು, ಫ಼ೈಟ್ಸ್ ಎಲ್ಲವೂ ಸುಂದರವಾಗಿ ಮೂಡಿಬಂದಿದೆ ಎಂದರು. ಚಿತ್ರವು ಖಂಡಿತವಾಗಿ ಯಶಸ್ಸು ಕಾಣುತ್ತದೆ ಎಂದು ಭರವಸೆಯಿತ್ತರು. ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ರವಿ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್ ಅವರೊಡನೆ ಮಾತುಕತೆ ನಡೆಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಚಿತ್ರವು ತೆಲುಗುವಿನಲ್ಲಿ ರೀಮೇಕ್ ಆಗುವ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆಗಳೂ ಇವೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೂ ಮುಂಚೆ ಸಲ್ಮಾನ್ ಖಾನ್ ಹಾಗೂ ರಣದೀಪ್ ಹೂಡಾ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಟೀಸರ್ ಅನ್ನು ಮೆಚ್ಚಿಕೊಂಡು, ರೀಮೇಕ್ ಮಾಡುವ ಆಸೆ ತೋರಿದ್ದರು.

ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು ದಸರಾ ಹಬ್ಬಕ್ಕೆ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡುವ ಯೋಜನೆಯನ್ನು ಚಿತ್ರತಂಡ ಹಾಕಿಕೊಂಡಿತ್ತು. ಆದರೆ ಅತ್ಯುತ್ತಮ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳು ಈ ತಿಂಗಳು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯಾಗುತ್ತಿರುವ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರಗಳ ಅಭಾವದಿಂದ, ಹಾಗೂ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳ ಬಗೆಗಿನ ಗೌರವದಿಂದ ಚಿತ್ರದ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಯನ್ನು ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಮುಂದೂಡಲಾಗಿದೆ. ನಿರ್ಮಾಪಕ ರವಿ ಕಶ್ಯಪ್ ಹಾಗೂ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ ಆಕಾಶ್ ಶ್ರೀವತ್ಸ ಈ ಮುಂದೂಡಿಕೆಗಾಗಿ ಎಲ್ಲರಲ್ಲೂ ಈ ಮೂಲಕ ಕ್ಷಮೆ ಕೇಳುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

ಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ಸೆನ್ಸರ್ ಬೋರ್ಡ್ ನಿಂದ ಅಪಾರವಾದ ಮೆಚ್ಚುಗೆ ಹಾಗೂ ’ಯು’ ಸರ್ಟಿಫ಼ಿಕೇಟ್ ದೊರೆತಿದೆ. ಚಿತ್ರವು ನೊವೆಂಬರ್ ತಿಂಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿತ್ರಮಂದಿರಗಳಿಗೆ ಬರಲಿದೆ.
-12/10/16

BADMASH TRAILER LAUNCHED, EYEING AN OCT RELEASE
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hivarajkumar launched the trailer of the film Badmash at a function in Bengaluru on Monday evening. The film is directed by Akash Srivatsa and produced by Ravi Kashyap. The film stars Dhananjaya, Sanchita Shetty, Achyuth Kumar, Suchendra Prasad, Ramesh Bhat, Ramesh Pandit, Prakash Belawadi, Srinivasa Prabhu and B Suresha among others.

Speaking after watching the film’s trailer and the introduction song, Shivanna said the trailer looked promising. He said the film looks entertaining and promised the team that he will watch the movie on the first day of its release. He said newcomers are being supported by Kannada audiences. He said Murali had choreographed the song well and it reminded him of Remo’s style of choreography.

He said Dhananjaya has maintained his physique well and is hard working as an actor. He said good times will definitely come for the upcoming actor and it is just a matter of time before people accept Dhananjaya as their hero. He said Badmash will hopefully turn the tide for Dhananjaya. Shivanna said Sanchita looks cute and Achyuth also looks quite good. Shivanna said people should welcome newcomers and appreciate good films.

Dhananjaya said Badmash is his fifth movie and said Shivanna is an inspiration to all actors to do different kinds of films.

Choreographer Murali said the whole exercise of the song was to give Dhananjaya a new raw look. Achyuth Kumar said he plays King and a home minister’s role.

Sanchita Shetty said she plays a typical Kannada girl who is excited, happy and tensed about the movie. She said Badmash is her first film in Kannada as a heroine and is a newcomer. She said it required to be alert to act with Achyuth and added she shared a good chemistry with Dhananjaya. She said all characters in the movie are powerful.

Producer Ravi Kashyap said the film will release in October.

Srinivasa Prabhu who plays a mysterious character in the movie also spoke.
-29/09/16




BADMASH AUDIO RELEASED
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even directors of Sandalwood released the audio CD of the forthcoming film Badmash at a function in Bengaluru’s Chamundeshwari Studio on Monday night. Clippings from the songs of the movie were shown on the occasion.

Pavan Wadeyar, Pavan Kumar, B Suresha, Anup Bhandari, Santosh Anandram, S Krishna and Raghu Dixit were among the guests present. Juda Sandy has scored the music and Akash Srivatsa is the director. Ravi Kashyap has produced the movie. Srisha is the cameraman.

Pavan Wadeyar said director has worked with passion and it was unusual that a producer was also so involved in the movie-making. Pavan Kumar said Badmash is like talking about his own movie as he has been working with Srivatsa in short films for a long time.

B Suresha who will be seen in a special role in the movie said Srisha’s cameraman has a lot of clarity and his concentration at work is commendable. Anup Bhandari said it is good to see Kannada films doing well at the box-office. He said earlier Kannada films and producers were struggling to find theatres now it seems better. He said it is not a wave of newcomers making their presence felt but it is a wave of freshness and new ideas. Anup Bhandari said he was curious to see Dhananjaya’s character in the movie.

Raghu Dixit who has sung the high-pitched song Hare Rama in the movie said the expectations of rendering a song seems to be only rising because everytime there is a high-pitched song Raghu Dixit is expected to sing it and sing it well. He said the music by Juda Sandy is incredible as it is a marriage of lyrics and music.

Santosh Anandaram said it is good to see Dhananjaya in a commercial format. He expressed the confidence that Dhananjaya will be a star in the future.

Krishna also spoke and wished the team good luck.

Producer Ravi Kashyap said the film has all the ingredients to make it a successful movie. He said he is eyeing an early release in July.

Music composer Juda Sandy thanked the producer and director for reposing the faith in his ability and work.

Sanchita Shetty said she is back in Kannada cinema after so many years and she was happy to be here. She said she enjoyed working in the movie and termed the movie as a special one in her career. She said Kannada film industry has supported her as it was through Kannada cinema that she became an actor. Sanchita Shetty said director Srivatsa is a multi-talented person who made her feel comfortable while working. She said producer Ravi Kashyap wanted a Kannada girl for the role that she played in the movie. Sanchita said it was one of the happiest days in her life.

Dhananjaya said it was like working in a college project than working in a film. He clarified that he did not twist any director’s arms to get his work done in movies as per his tastes. He said he goes with what the director wants.

Shyam and Anand of Anand Audio were also present. Anand Audio has acquired the music rights of the film.   
-21/06/16











BADMAASH COMPLETES TALKIE PORTION OF SHOOT
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admaash, starring Dhananjaya and Sanchita Shetty has completed its talkie portion of the shoot and is all set to start its last leg of canning fight sequences and songs.

Addressing a press meet on Monday, debutant director Akash Srivatsa said Badmaash which means a conman is a screenplay driven film and can be likened to a newspaper with all ingredients in it for the audiences.

He said the film will run on three tracks interlinked to one another. He said the film stars Dhananjaya in the role of a conman and Sanchita Shetty as a radio jockey. The film also stars Achyuth Kumar and Jahangir (in a comical role) among a host of others.

Dhananjaya said Badmaash will be a complete mass entertainer. He said a story has been built taking all the contemporary events. He said he was happy that the production team worked to a plan and completed its shoot quickly. He said he had lost patience to wait for years to see the release of his movies.

Sanchita Shetty said she was glad to be back in Kannada cinema after six years. She said all the characters have been given equal importance. She said she considered herself lucky to be working with directors who have graduated to making films after being short film-makers and seeing such films succeed.

Srisha has worked as a cinematographer and Srikanth as the editor. Juda Sandy is the music composer.

Producer Ravi Kashyap said a lot of research had gone into the making and casting the right people for the roles in the film. He said he was eager to build a corporate structure for films in the south. Roopa Iyer who is working as an executive producer of the movie was also present.
-5/05/15

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